In this episode, we discuss...

  • Mark’s background and family history in the nuclear field

  • Mark’s work as Site Vice President at Calvert Cliffs

  • The origin and evolution of PRA (Probabilistic Risk Assessment)

  • Differences between two-loop combustion reactors and two-loop Westinghouse reactors

  • Commonalities in auxiliary systems between pressurized water and boiling water reactors

  • Common challenges that occur in everyday plant operations

  • Advantages of building power plants near natural water sources

  • Fostering a culture of open dialogue and inclusion within the plant

  • Strategies for lengthening time between outages and shortening overall outage time

  • Regulation and deregulation within the nuclear industry

  • Improving the cost efficiency of nuclear power

Mark Flaherty

Site Vice President, Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant

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